How to watch webM video on iPhone or iPad


Google’s WebM video file format has lately become very popular globally and this format is intended primarily for royalty free use of HTML 5 tag. This video format is used for High quality but low-bandwidth videos in some websites like YouTube, Reddit, 4chan. The webM container based on Profile of Matroska, was initially supported by VP8 video and Vorbis audio streams in 2013 and later, it was updated to accommodate VP9 video and Opus audio.

Most of the users watch videos in formats other than webM. These formats include MP4, MKVs or FLV etc. There is no compulsion to watch videos only in a particular format. This article provides information on how to watch webM on iPhone or iPad for the users who are interested in watching WebM on iPad or iPhone. Simply follow the steps given below to watch the WebM format videos on iPhone and iPad.

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PlayerXtreme HD

Before you get started, you will need to make sure that you installed PlayerXtreme HD on your device. PlayerXtreme HD is available on the App Store and interested candidates can download this from App Store.

How to view webM video on iPhone or iPad

  • First of all, navigate to the location of webm video on your device. Once done, just tap on the video and in the dialogue box that opens,¬†Select open in PlayerXtreme HD.
  • The video will play in the downloaded media player, if it does not open automatically, you can open the media player and browse the video from the list showing on it.
  • That’s it. You can now seamlessly watch webM format video on your iPhone or iPad.


Though the video market is highly competitive and ruled by formats such as MP4, there is still a huge scope for the newer formats like WebM. This short tutorial gives you information on how to view webm on iphone. We hope this is useful and if you have any issues in playing webm videos on iPhone or iPad, feel free to reach out to us in the comment section.

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